Let There Be Light: A Christmas Prayer

by Diane M. Houdek on 12/23/17 5:00 AM

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis

In turning on the light of the Christmas tree, we wish for...

Sharing Ourselves This Christmas

by Guest Blogger on 12/22/17 7:00 AM

Every morning before I start to work, I read “the next paragraph” in my Bible at work. On...

Looking Into the Soul of Christmas

by Thomas Moore on 12/21/17 7:00 AM

Christmas never was a purely Christian holiday. Like many religious rituals, it has roots in a...

Santa Claus: A Figure of Generosity

by Diane M. Houdek on 12/19/17 5:00 AM

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis

First of all, I would like, with you, to thank the Lord for...

Mary: The Woman at the Heart of the Christmas Story

by Diane M. Houdek on 12/18/17 5:00 AM

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis

At the message of the angel, she does not hide her...

Advent with Mother Teresa: O Root of Jesse

by Heidi Hess Saxton on 12/13/17 8:13 AM

O root of Jesse's stem, sign of God's love for all his people: come to save us without delay!

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Friar Pat on the Peace of Christmas

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 12/12/17 1:29 PM

Why is peace so important during Advent and Christmas? How can we spread peace in our homes and...

Make Room to Give This Christmas

by Guest Blogger on 12/11/17 5:00 AM

Everything I own fits in 5-foot-tall, 2-foot-wide, 1-foot-deep locker. Of that space, about 1...

St. Anthony Messenger’s 2017 Christmas Gift Guide

by Franciscan Media on 12/8/17 7:00 AM

We at St. Anthony Messenger have pulled together a few items not only to help you with your...

The Sanctity of Santa

by Guest Blogger on 12/25/16 8:00 AM